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March of Dimes campaign to focus on premature child birth

Archived, 3 days ago From sbsun.com 

San Bernardino, CALIFORNIA - The March of Dimes has begun a focused campaign to reduce some contributing factors leading to a high premature child birth rate in the High Desert.

The project held a kick-off event last week with officials from the March of Dimes, Sa ...

Hundreds of runners raise money for charity at Boscombe 10k

Archived, 3 days ago From bournemouthecho.co.uk 

Bournemouth, U K - Hundreds of runners put their best foot forward at the Boscombe 10K this morning.

Amateurs, professionals and one festive runner dressed as Santa Clause gathered at King's Park Athletics Centre for the start of the race at 11am.

Sam Hunt grants wish for Georgia girl battling cancer

Archived, 3 days ago From wideopencountry.com 

Austin, TEXAS - Sam Hunt helped one brave little girl’s dreams come true this week.

Earlier this year, doctors discovered a lump in 9-year-old Cadence Fox’s pituitary gland. After further testing, her family was told that Cadence had two germinoma can ...

Nearly 2 mn children in Sudan malnourished: UNICEF

Archived, 3 days ago From news.yahoo.com 

Sunnyvale, CALIFORNIA - Some two million Sudanese children under five suffer from malnutrition every year, UNICEF's representative said on Sunday, urging the international community to boost funding to tackle the problem.

Of those two million, nearly 550,000 ...

Borno to vaccinate 1m children against measles

Archived, 5 days ago From vanguardngr.com 

Abuja, NIGERIA - The Borno State Government through the Ministry of Health in Collaboration with State Primary Health Care Development Agency (SPHCDA) and other Health Development Partners on Friday flagged off the 2015 National Measles Campaign with about one millio ...

MSF tackles spike in malaria with help of local communities

Archived, 5 days ago From msf.org 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - An exceptionally severe malaria season is again hitting South Sudan and the Abyei Special Administrative Area, with a dramatic increase in cases. But with few health facilities in this remote area, people with severe malaria often end up dying quiet ...

DC non-profit helps African American seniors manage diabetes

Archived, 5 days ago From prnewswire.com 

New York, NEW YORK - Delmarva Foundation, the Medicare-funded healthcare quality improvement organization for the District of Columbia, is scoring major gains in enrolling African American Medicare beneficiaries in free Everyone with Diabetes Counts (EDC) workshops in DC ...

Greenville kids walk to defy diabetes

Archived, 6 days ago From thedailymail.net 

Catskill, NEW YORK - For the second year in a row the JDRF Kids Walk to Cure Diabetes was held by the Greenville Central School District. Together students, parents, faculty and staff walked side by side to advocate for awareness for Type 1 Diabetes. Through fundraising ...

Bannatyne clubs raise £139,000 to put smiles on children's faces

Archived, 6 days ago From darlingtonandstocktontimes.co.uk 

Darlington, U K - Bannatyne health clubs across the region have helped the leisure group raise almost £140,000 for a charity that literally puts smiles on children’s faces.

Bannatyne Group owner Duncan Bannatyne is an ambassador of Operation Smile; an i ...

US-based audiologist provides free medicare to over 500 in Bayelsa

Archived, 6 days ago From vanguardngr.com 

Lagos, NIGERIA - A non-governmental organisation, Niger Delta Care Incorporated, Hearing and Vision Charity, facilitated by Delta-born United States- based audiologist, Dr. John Oyiborhoro, has offered free medicare to over 500 patients in Bayelsa State.

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